SHILLONG: During the three parliamentary elections held in Meghalaya, voting officers will deploy a senior security officer at the booth under the scanner to oversee their work to ensure
Official sources here say a group of security personnel will be posted at the booth, and a senior security officer will monitor the work of voting officers, and report to the Electoral Commission in the event of any abnormal situation.
The identity of security personnel will not be disclosed.
Security monitoring is in addition to the appointment of "micro
37 observers appointed by the Electoral Commission.
While there are reports of possible violence by gangsters on the run, additional precautions are being taken --
Before the election, the state will receive 40 additional paramilitary companies for a smooth vote.
After a vote in triplra on February 23, the troops may arrive in the state.
For the first time, the electoral department has set the height of video recording, similar activities, holding elections and voting.
State election officer P Naik said measures were being taken to ensure that no code of conduct had been violated.
Of the 1,582 polling stations, the electoral department has identified 635 as allergic and 194 as sensitive, the source said.
To ensure that militants from the border will not disrupt the election, at least three battalions of the BSF will be deployed in India-Bangla border.
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